Sunday, 20 October 2013

Trick or Treat


Here's a card with a pumpkin Jack-O-Lantern - but honestly, I think I was well grown up before I ever saw a pumpkin. As a child, in Scotland and then the north of England, we made Jack-O-Lantern's out of swedes (called turnips in Scotland). I think they were uglier and scarier!

This card uses a free Dearie Dolls digi, which I paper- pieced.  The papers were freebies from a magazine, except the spotty black, which is from a Docrafts CD. The sentiment is a Docrafts stamp, the web in the corners is a Stampin Up stamp and the spider was die cut.

I'd like to enter:
Eclectic Ellapu Halloween
Wags n Whiskers Paper piecing
Papercraft Star Photo inspiration
Simply Create Too Halloween
Clear it Out Challenge Halloween/ orange    

6 comments:

  1. What a fab card! Love the pumpkin! Thanks so much for playing along at Papercraft Star

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  2. what a great little fact to learn! And I so love the little cat snoozing! Hope you are well Marina x

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  3. You've made so many awesome cards while I was away on holiday, and I really liked this Halloween themed one. The spotted cat and paper pieced pumkkin look great, and that little spider with orange eyes adds a spooky feel to your card!
    I clearly remember the first time I ever saw a real pumkin. I was studying in France, and one of my neighbours, a retired man, often had high volumed arguments with his girlfriend. It never bothered me, but I think it bothered him, so I remember he came to me with a pumkin and an apology. I said thanks of course, but I didn't know what to do with it. But a friend's mother, who also lived in the building did, and they made the most fantastic tasting soup for me!

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  4. LOVE the spotted cat on that CUTE pumpkin! THX for playing with us @ Papercraft Star!

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  5. Hi, M: I love your Halloween card--- cute cat too! thanks for joining in our challenge.

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  6. This is sooo cute. I have never seen a turnip for Halloween... here in Canada it was always pumpkins... much softer I think to carve.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Wags ‘n whiskers. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 450 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2013/10/giveaway-celebration-for-450-followers.html

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